Fergus Craig

Onion Talking: Catching Up With Colin Hoult

This week sees the return of Colin Hoult’s Real Horror Show to the Leicester Square Theatre, whilst May brings his Ultimate Carnival Of Monsters show to the Udderbelly on London’s South Bank. With a number of up and coming projects marking 2012 as a big year for the comic, actor and [...]

March 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

Government Inspected

The positive reviews of Richard Jones’ production of Government Inspector featuring Julian Barratt have been coming thick and fast.  But what did The Velvet Onion make of the play?  Find out if Velveteer Mog agrees with the theatre critics: Reviewing a comedy gig is pretty straightforward: [...]

June 16, 2011 // 4 Comments

All Hail The Government Inspector!

Since Thursday’s press night for Government Inspector (attended by a full complement of Booshniverse, including Noel Fielding, Rich Fulcher, Richard Ayoade, Julia Davis and Oly Ralfe), the positive reviews have been coming thick and fast! Notoriously hard-to-please theatre critics have given [...]

June 11, 2011 // 4 Comments

Today’s Government Inspector

With the preview shows of the Government Inspector well underway and the official press night only two days away, the airwaves are starting to fill up with news about the play. Julian Barratt features in a new interview released by the Young Vic, in which he and his co-stars Doon Mackichan and Kyle [...]

June 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

Government Inspector Shows Promise

Julian Barratt‘s first foray into serious stage acting in the Government Inspector has just completed its preview run in Warwick. Reviews were a little mixed, describing it as an enjoyable production with great promise but which needs more work. Phil King wrote in the Independent arts blog, [...]

May 30, 2011 // 2 Comments

Sorry I’ve Got No Head

A new series of Sorry I’ve Got No Head started last Friday on kids’ channel CBBC. The show is written by, and stars, some familiar faces: Ealing Live’s James Bachman and Justin Edwards, Mongrels actor Tony Paul Way, How Not to Live Your Life‘s David Armand and character [...]

May 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

The Government Inspector Wants YOU!

All good peelers will know that Julian Barratt will be starring in the forthcoming run of The Government Inspector at the Warwick Arts Centre and the Young Vic. Today the Young Vic has invited the public to pose questions about the play to its cast. In addition to Barratt this includes Smack the [...]

May 3, 2011 // 2 Comments

Hoult From The Vaults

We’ve just noticed that Colin Hoult’s radio series with former partner in crime Fergus Craig from a few years ago is being repeated on BBC Radio 7. It’s the second series of Colin and Fergus’ Digi Radio, dating back to 2007, and the repeats are currently around half way [...]

March 28, 2011 // 0 Comments